Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
There's a world of difference between Americans and the rest of the planet on the question of the government paying for health insurance.
A N.J. bank will pay $261,500 to settle claims that female workers were denied the family health insurance coverage that male employees got.
Health insurance premiums for the nearly 150 million people who get family coverage through employers rose a modest 3 percent in 2014.